185 episodes

We help golfers understand what it ACTUALLY takes to get better at golf and perform your best.

Ignore the BS and cut to truth as we talk with leaders in the industry, from professional golfers, coaches, instructors, biomechanists, researchers and more.

Host, Cordie Walker is on a mission to figure out how to improve the way we learn and get better at golf.

Golf Science La‪b‬ Golf Science Lab w/ host Cordie Walker

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We help golfers understand what it ACTUALLY takes to get better at golf and perform your best.

Ignore the BS and cut to truth as we talk with leaders in the industry, from professional golfers, coaches, instructors, biomechanists, researchers and more.

Host, Cordie Walker is on a mission to figure out how to improve the way we learn and get better at golf.

    How Distance is Changing the Game

    How Distance is Changing the Game

    Tony Ruggiero and Former PGA Tour pro, Colt Knost, discuss how distance has changed the Tour, training, recruiting, and the entire approach to golf. They also breakdown what works for the game's greatest players, and how they bring all of it into their coaching. This episode is entertaining and insightful - hope you enjoy!

    • 30 min
    How to Develop Innovative Instruction

    How to Develop Innovative Instruction

    Tony Ruggiero and Pete Cowen, discuss great ball striking, the Spiral Staircase, and developing innovative coaching techniques. Being a former Tour champion himself, Pete established his reputation as a first class coach - he's achieved over 250 main PGA Tour victories and 8 majors.This episode is loaded with insights from two phenomenal coaches.

    • 30 min
    The Biggest Reason Tour Players Get Worse

    The Biggest Reason Tour Players Get Worse

    In this episode,Tony Ruggiero, Dr Greg Cartin and Mac Barnhardt get into Tour Player mentality and performance. They discuss the biggest reason that Tour Players lose their careers or hit a slump, they change who they are, thinking they'll be able to have success by copying another player who won.

    A super interesting episode, that applies to all players and coaches alike.

    • 30 min
    Attention of Focus - External vs. Internal Cues

    Attention of Focus - External vs. Internal Cues

    We sit down with Luke Benoit, a renowned instructor and Founder of Ryp Golf, the inventor of Rypstick, a speed training tool. He's done interesting work in the fields of attention of focus and learning. There's tons of GREAT info to help you train and play better.

    • 31 min
    Improve Your Ball Striking (Week 3)

    Improve Your Ball Striking (Week 3)

    This week we have the pleasure of sitting down with Trillium Rose. She shares her perspective on the foundations of great ball striking, helping her players understand their unique tendencies, the value of saving the data, making the most of feedback and having a go-to shot.

    Trillium is the Director of Instruction at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland and she’s been recognized by Golf Digest as one of “The 50 Best Teachers in America,” and a “Top 50 Master Kids Teacher” by U.S. Kids Golf. This episode is FULL of fantastic information.

    • 34 min
    Using Stress for Better Practice

    Using Stress for Better Practice

    Brady Riggs joins Tony Ruggiero from our partner podcast, The Tour Coach. Brady has been recognized as a Top 100 Teacher for the past 13 years, and was inducted into the Southern California PGA Teaching Hall of Fame, in 2017. Alongside of coaching Tour Players, he's added Director of Instruction at Hualalai Golf Hale. Tony and Brady talk in depth about his practice strategies - 'Combine-arama', and utilizing stress - as well as the evolution of teaching.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
198 Ratings

198 Ratings

Lrreese ,

Great show

This a fantastic podcast that every golfer should listen to. There is so much useful information. Thanks Cordie for all of your hard work in bringing us this wonderful show. I highly recommend everyone give it a listen!!

Drougie ,

Every podcast

Cordie Walker and his guests are first rate. I can’t think of one episode that I haven’t enjoyed and gotten something out of. He seems very down to earth and the show has something for every level of golfer. Can’t get enough!

p.tiddy ,

Excellent exploration!

I love following the journey here. There is so much that’s unknown still about the game, and this show is not afraid to go deep. So much better than the mainstream golf instruction press.

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